Economist/journalist/author Chris Farrell on "Conversations from St. Norbert College" television show

Beginning Friday, October 1

From St. Norbert College, September 24, 2010
by Stephen Schumacher, stephen.schumacher@snc.edu, (920) 403-3089

Chris Farrell, economist, journalist and author, will be the guest on the October "Conversations from St. Norbert College" television show with its new host, Kevin Quinn. They will discuss the economy and personal finance.

Quinn, author, professor and one of the country's leading sports economists, takes over for previous host Michael Marsden.

Farrell is the economics editor for Marketplace Money, American Public Media's nationally syndicated personal finance program on public radio. An award-winning journalist, Farrell is a regular contributor to Marketplace Morning Report and is the chief economics correspondent for American Public Media's documentary unit, American Radio Works, as well as Minnesota Public Radio. In addition, Farrell regularly writes for Bloomberg Business Week and the Star Tribune.

Farrell recently wrote a book, "The New Frugality: How to Consume Less, Save More and Live Better, " which emphasizes changing the way we live to make the most of what we have and promoting moderation for individual financial health.


"Conversations from St. Norbert College" will broadcast every Friday in October, beginning Oct. 1 at 6:30 p.m. New shows appear the first Friday of each month. The series airs on TWCT Time Warner Cable Television Channel 4 in Green Bay, Howard/Suamico, and Seymour; Channel 4 in the Fox Cities, Channel 2 in Neenah/Menasha, and on NET cable Channel 46 in Pulaski.

The show also airs on St. Norbert College Channel 5 in De Pere, Ashwaubenon and Bellevue Sundays at 10 a.m., Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. and Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.

The show can also be seen on Wisconsin on Demand (WIoD), time Warner Cable's local video on demand channel 411. It is all local, all the time and available free to Time Warner Cable's digital customers in 70 communities in northeast Wisconsin. "Conversations from St. Norbert College" is also airing in Milwaukee, Marshfield, Wisconsin Rapids and Upper Michigan.

For more information or to watch it online, visit the website, http://www.snc.edu/communications/conversations.